If Jim Harbaugh is feeling any pressure at Michigan, he sure has a funny way of showing it — or at the very least he’s not showing it to the media.

Michigan has been underwhelming, for a long time now. The Wolverines are always highly ranked and highly thought of — especially in the preseason — but it’s been a long time since Michigan has been a true national championship contender.

Heck, the last time the Wolverines won the Big Ten was in 2004 when Lloyd Carr was still head coach and Michigan spit the B1G with Iowa. Since then, the Wolverines have more or less underwhelmed, having gone through Rich Rodriguez and Brady Hoke en route to Harbaugh as head coach.

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He was expected to be Michigan’s savior, and perhaps he still will be in time, but so far expectations have not met reality. No Big Ten championships, a 1-2 record in Bowl Games and struggles against ranked opponents on the road.

In fact, after No. 14 Michigan’s loss to No. 12 Notre Dame this past weekend, the Wolverines have now lost 17 games in a row against ranked opponents in true road games.

That’s a terrible, terrible stat, and it’s, of course, not all Harbaugh’s responsibly. That’s apparently not even a thought in his mind, though. When asked about the infamous streak by Brad Galli of WXYZ in Detroit, Harbaugh claimed he didn’t even know about the losing streak:

While there’s plenty to be said about focusing on one game at a time, this streak is a big deal because it says a lot about the current state of Michigan football over the last few years or so, and it’s something that Harbaugh needs to rectify.

Perhaps he doesn’t need to focus on it, but it’s certainly something he needs to fix.

And soon.